This book provides teachers with a four-phase lesson planning framework and numerous teaching strategies to build higher-level thinking skills and increase student learning in extended class periods.
Chapter 7: Enact the Learning
Enact the Learning
One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty, until you try.
The Culmination: Enactment
This book was written on the premise that the use of block scheduling in the middle school and high school classrooms of today is both valid and valuable for students. In essence, a myriad of researchers have shown that extending the length of class time for students, especially adolescents, provides many benefits, for when students attend class for a time period longer than the usual 45 or 50 minutes, they have both the time and the opportunity to
- get to know their teachers and classmates better.
- study concepts in greater depth.
- engage in hands-on and laboratory activities that focus on in-depth ...